In a world where fuel costs are out of sight and the newest automobiles, trucks and SUVs are prohibitively expensive, city dwellers who want powered personal transportation without a huge price tag still have a great option. Two-wheeled scooters remain popular for city driving, and they are increasingly fuel-efficient. If you are in the market Read on! →


A car robbery was recently foiled in St. Louis, Mo., as the thief could not drive a stick shift. Similar reports occur fairly regularly, so it is safe to say that a manual transmission is an effective theft deterrent. Manual foils car robbery A great anti-theft device for cars might be an old and low-tech Read on! →


A recent survey conducted by the California Office of Traffic Safety suggests that most motorists in the state don’t have a clue about how to be safe around motorcycles. In particular, the majority of California drivers are ignorant of lane splitting rules for motorcyclists, which can lead to traffic accidents. Lane splitting is legal in Read on! →


Some people would love to own a car that was used in a television show or movie, but don’t think it’s possible to ever buy one. However, movie and television prop cars do wind up being for sale, some of which are quite affordable. Road-going dinosaurs According to AutoGuide, a pair of television prop cars, Read on! →


Rock star Kid Rock’s devotion to his home city of Detroit is well-documented. He and fellow musician Eminem have done much to promote a sense of pride and boost the economy of the once-floundering Motor City. Rock even wrote the song “Times Like These” to bring attention to his hometown. But now the awkward part. Read on! →


The Federal Trade Commission today received a petition from several auto-safety groups that asks for a ban on renting out recalled vehicles that haven’t been serviced. The companies targeted by this FTC complaint are Enterprise, National and Alamo. The petition to the FTC follows a $15 million jury award from earlier this year. No official Read on! →


Almost every car on the road these days utilizes fuel injection, a manner of delivering fuel to engines to make them run. There are several types, each with their own features, and it’s a seemingly innocuous but vastly important part of what makes cars go. Fuel injection caused the industry to pull the carb over Read on! →


An officer of the New York Police Department has been fired for writing tickets and summons to dead people, which he claims was due to a ticket quota that had been enacted. The idea of a “ticket quota” is not one many find comforting and it isn’t the first time it’s been alleged at a Read on! →


A few oddballs out there have always wondered whether or not to get a kit car, for various reasons. However, for those who might consider taking the plunge, there are some pros and cons to kit cars that should be considered. Cars built in sheds Kit cars are a bit of a curiosity. They aren’t Read on! →